City Wide Maintenance

At a Glance

Products & Services: Commercial cleaning, building maintenance

Number of Locations: 41

Total Investment: $175K - $250K

Founded: 1961

Began Franchising: 2001

About City Wide Maintenance

City Wide Maintenace offers building maintance services to commercial properties across the US. Services include commercial cleaning, supplies and consumables, flooring and carpet care, window cleaning, parking lot services and janitorial service.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 40 0 0 1
2013 34 0 0 1
2012 31 0 0 1
2011 32 0 0 1
2010 25 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South, South Carolina, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $175,000 - $250,000
Franchise Fee: $50,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $130,000 - $202,000
Operations
5% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 2 weeks. Annual training meeting; on-site visits; online training as needed
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Other marketing support: Website, e-mail marketing

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #311 (2013), #366 (2012), #386 (2011), #348 (2010),